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Auction 115, Lot 822

"Bel et Utile - The Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers",

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1992 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.4 x 12 inches
23.9 x 30.5 cm

By Mary Sponberg Pedley and published by Map Collector Publications. An important and scholarly work that was published in a limited edition of 750 copies, this being 546. This is the best published biography of the Robert de Vaugondy family and an important resource with a complete carto-bibliography of the maps published by this important family of French cartographers. Hardbound in green cloth with gilt stamped spine, 251pp, including 8 color and 82 b/w illustrations, illustrated dust jacket. A fine example of this desirable reference work.


Condition: A+

Beautiful, unused example.

Estimate: $130 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 6/21/2006